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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in six cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Cary, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina;  Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Design and Drafting Professional — Greenville, SC, and Charlotte, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a talented Design and Drafting Professional who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently, manage changes and schedules, and balance multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must have some educational background or project experience in developing civil engineering designs and plans. The candidate would be working within our Site and Economic Development Group. There are openings in both our Charlotte, NC, and Greenville, SC, offices.

Position snapshot:
  • Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various civil projects.
  • Coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and/or regulatory representatives about project goals, needs, status, etc.
  • Create site development plans in design software, including AutoCAD.
  • Facilitate projects involving site design, grading, stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control, and more.
  • Occasional field work may also be required depending on project needs.
Requirements:
  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, or Drafting
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with GIS and/or Bentley SITEOPS is preferred
  • Experience developing construction plans for civil engineering site design
  • Additional experience of benefit but not required – SketchUp and/or other 3D modeling programs
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Lead Designer / Project Manager — Charlotte, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Lead Designer / Project Manager in civil engineering who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently, manage changes and schedules, and balance multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must have substantial experience managing civil engineering projects, preferably with some exposure to consulting and civil engineering site construction plan development. The candidate would be working within our Site and Economic Development Group in Charlotte, NC.

Position snapshot:
  • Coordinate and lead design efforts for various civil engineering site plans for site development.
  • Operate in a project management role; expected to coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and/or regulatory representatives about project goals, needs, status, etc.
  • Manage projects involving site design, grading, stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control, and more.
  • Participate in business development opportunities (conferences, client events, etc.).
  • Occasional field work or site visits may also be required depending on project needs.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
  • 4-7 years of experience
  • P.E. license preferred (or ability to obtain P.E. within 6 months)
  • Experience in developing construction plans for civil engineering site design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with GIS and Bentley SITEOPS is preferred
  • Experience managing civil engineering projects
  • Additional experience of benefit but not required – SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Payroll/Human Resources Assistant
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Payroll Specialist to join our Human Resources Team. You should have 3 to 5 years of experience processing payroll, with particular experience in multi-state payroll required. In addition to payroll, the Payroll-Human Resources Assistant will be expected to assist the Human Resources team in routine HR functions. This position requires the ability to work both independently on specific tasks as well as in collaboration with other professionals within the office.

Position snapshot:
  • Responsible for processing weekly payroll submissions for approximately 160 employees across multiple state locations
  • Auditing timesheets to identify errors in advance of processing and work with employees to correct as needed
  • Conducting the timesheet posting process on a weekly basis
  • Process payroll on a bi-weekly schedule
  • Assist with routine HR tasks as requested by the Human Resources Director
  • Assist with updating and maintaining employee records
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, or relevant field preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in payroll
  • Proficiency in multi-state payroll laws
  • Experience with Paylocity or similar HRIS system
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Consistently detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a professional manner
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Proposal and Sales Coordinator
Job description:

A Proposal and Sales Coordinator’s main role is to manage, prepare, and track marketing and project submittals such as Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) and/or Proposals.

Requires 5-10 years of experience in managing and preparing proposals and business development collateral to support sales teams in pursuing strategic sales opportunities. Experience should include opportunity evaluation and sales reporting. Experience implementing proposal/pursuit process improvements is preferred. This position requires partnering with internal clients such as business development teams, project managers, and professionals throughout the firm to develop sales strategies for priority pursuits.

Additional responsibilities include coaching teams in planning for and developing SOQs or proposals (and other like deliverables); developing tools and templates that support consistent approaches to collaboration and client-focused, content development.

Goals include enhanced pursuit planning, efficient proposal and SOQ development, and more competitive, client-focused pursuits. The Proposal and Sales Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that quality deliverables are produced.

Position snapshot:

(The following is a list of responsibilities of this position; it is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Work closely with the Director of Client Relations to assess priorities and ensure support to achieve sales goals.
  • Support a strategic sales vision for business development with a focus on tools and processes that support competitive, client-focused sales pursuits.
  • Develop and manage pursuit teams to achieve compliant, competitive sales pursuits on schedule.
  • Responsible for developing proposal schedule – making sure deliverable due dates, including drafts and finals, are met.
  • Mentor teams on processes and best practices related to developing compliant, strategic opportunities that are easier for evaluators to score.
  • Participate in developing plans, managing teams, and crafting content (business  development presentations, proposals, SOQs, SF330s, RFQs, RFPs, and oral presentations).
  • Establish internal resources and liaison with internal clients to champion effective, efficient pursuit development processes.
  • Participate in reviewing online resources to track sales opportunities.
  • Routinely prepare and manage marketing submittals (proposals, SOQs, SF330s, RFQs, RFPs, etc.).
  • Drive process improvements in the SOQ and Proposal Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Manage pursuit teams, participate in tracking status of awards, and track SOQ and Proposal Logs (win/loss data).
  • Align proposal best practices with SynTerra Documentation Standards; participate in development of standards regarding pursuit development, as required.
  • Manage and maintain the CRM system, including input/update of project descriptions, resumes, clients, prospects, etc. in CRM system (support and promote reusable content and building a content library).
  • Manage and maintain routine performance reporting, such as proposal win rate.
  • Work with executive management and business development team members to develop competitive business capture strategy for high priority strategic opportunities (e.g., targeted industry sales tools for opportunities identified in advance of RFPs).
  • Design processes, tools, and guidelines for proposal reviews related to strategic opportunities to support and enhance the review process and confirm quality, strategic bids that sell.
  • Stay abreast of proposal industry best practices and share with teams.
  • Meet regularly with project managers and business development team members to understand specific needs of each proposal to determine where focus is needed.
  • Use a variety of office programs (Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, Creative Suite, etc.).
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to  maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Client Relations or his/her designee.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Communication, Marketing, or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experiences in a sales administrative support role.
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Adobe.
  • Proficient in ERP and CRM systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Attentive to detail, accurate and well organized.
  • Business-to-business marketing experience is a plus.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The Proposal and Sales Coordinator must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Proposal and Sales Coordinator’s work environment does not require much physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly sedentary.
  • This position is an office environment. There may be rare trips to client sites required in this job, where dust and noise may be present.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Survey Technician - Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Survey Technician who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in survey field work. This position is based out of our Tuscaloosa, AL office and requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Position snapshot:

The Survey Technician will assist the Survey Crew Chief and provide survey support for civil engineering projects. The Survey Technician should be able to work away from home for up to a week at a time.

Requirements:
  • High school degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in surveying
  • Good health and the ability to work long hours outdoors required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Project Scientist - Greenville, SC
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Project Scientist who can offer our clients their expertise. You should have 5 years of experience with environmental compliance, permit reporting (Air, Wastewater, SPCC, Tier II), project management, and technical writing. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to occasionally work in an outdoor environment and to travel locally. We provide compliance and permitting services on a wide variety of projects for a very diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot:
  • Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources.
  • Independently notes and follows-up on professional commitments made at meetings, or as affected by other staff members, coordinates meeting arrangements, and schedules meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Uses varied and advanced functions of “office suite automation” to include diagramming, e-mail, presentation, word processing, and spreadsheet software. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs from the automation listed in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interprets annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client’s needs.
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in relevant engineering or science-related field.
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to) Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application